Tag: Bread for Life

Soup Nite draws record crowds

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Pasta fagioli? Minestrone? One of the many chowders or just a simple chicken noodle? No matter what your preference, volunteers at the annual Bread for Life (BFL) Soup Nite were ready to serve. On Wednesday,…

Bread for Life on pace for December opening

On Thursday, Oct. 13, State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin, Southington) inspected the construction progress for the Bread for Life facility on Vermont Ave., a project that has received much attention from the Majority House Leader. The official opening is expected…

Bread for Life volunteer honored by Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, MASS.—The Kraft family and New England Patriots Charitable Foundation’s Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards place a spotlight on those who give their time to help others and exemplify leadership, dedication and a commitment to improving their communities through volunteerism.…

No more empty bowls

Art classrooms at Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School have looked more like flower gardens awash with dozens of blooms. Vibrant colors, patterns and creative shapes have taken over the classroom as seventh- graders embrace the Empty Bowls Project to benefit…

Walking in the rain to stop hunger

Poor weather couldn’t put a damper on the event, as residents braved the rains on Sunday to participate in the annual “Walk Against Hunger.” Bread for Life hosts the event as a fundraiser for the organization that helps to feed…

Holiday help for the homebound

Friends of the YMCA made up bags of toiletries for the homebound for Christmas. Bread for Life executive director expressed his thanks to the group in a BFL press release. “Can’t thank you enough for all the support that you…

UNICO supports Bread for Life

Southington UNICO donated a $1,000 check during the holiday season to Bread for Life. Pictured, from left to right, are UNICO members Ron Ingriselli, President Antonio Cusano, Benny Cammuso, Bread for Life Executive Director Eldon Hafford and state Rep. David…

Lincoln students support BFL

Members of the Lincoln College of New England (LCNE) Student Government Association partnered with Bread for Life (BFL) in a community campaign aimed at raising awareness for the local food bank. On Dec. 5, the students staffed a table outside…